Norma
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Witesman, Owen, translator.
Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2017].
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Central Library - Fiction - 1st Floor
Oksanen, S.
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Oksanen, S.
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Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2017].
Format
Book
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305 pages ; 22 cm
Language
English

Notes

General Note
"A novel"-- Dust jacket.
Description
"When Anita Naakka jumps in front of an oncoming train, her daughter, Norma, is left alone with the secret they have spent their lives hiding: Norma has supernatural hair, sensitive to the slightest changes in her mood--and the moods of those around her--moving of its own accord, corkscrewing when danger is near. And so it is her hair that alerts her, while she talks with a strange man at her mother's funeral, that her mother may not have taken her own life. Setting out to reconstruct Anita's final months--sifting through puzzling cell phone records, bank statements, video files--Norma begins to realize that her mother knew more about her hair's powers than she let on: a sinister truth beyond Norma's imagining. As Sofi Oksanen leads us ever more deeply into Norma's world, weaving together past and present, she gives us a dark family drama that is a searing portrait of both the exploitation of women's bodies and the extremes to which people will go for the sake of beauty"--,Provided by publisher.
Language
Translated from the Finnish.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Oksanen, S., & Witesman, O. (2017). Norma (First United States edition.). Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Oksanen, Sofi, 1977- and Owen, Witesman. 2017. Norma. Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Oksanen, Sofi, 1977- and Owen, Witesman. Norma Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Oksanen, Sofi, and Owen Witesman. Norma First United States edition., Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

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